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Definition of "foreman" []

  • A man who serves as the leader of a work crew, as in a factory. (noun)
  • A man who chairs and speaks for a jury. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "foreman" in a sentence
  • "They are men usually employed at the public works, and their foreman is a man of great ability and energy, so that after five days 'work a neat erection stands a little way to the left of our house."
  • " Even when he calls the foreman names and walks off the job, they always take him back because he will go where no one else will."
  • "The crew's foreman is a player recovering from drug addiction after having been suspended from baseball — Texas Rangers star Josh Hamilton."